Five Studies of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

Object Number: 
1947.200
Date: 
c. 1942-1945
Medium: 
Pastel, watercolor, and chalk on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 30 3/4 x 22 3/4 in. (78.1 x 57.8 cm)
Marks: 
inscriptions: no signature
Description: 
Portrait
Gallery Label: 
The artist's portraits of General Eisenhower were probably preparatory sketches for a finished portrait to be placed in Kaufman's American Century series. These sketches were drawn not from life, but from photographs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Enit Kaufman
Provenance: 
Enit Kaufman and Dorothy Canfield Fisher, American Portraits (New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1946)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group